24: Inducing Labor Naturally

Pregnancy Podcast – Episode 24: Inducing Labor Naturally. 

Some women turn to natural ways to induce labor when they are nearing or have passed their due date. Although it can seem like those last few weeks will last a lifetime, you will be holding your little one soon! Just remember, a due date is just an estimate based on your last monthly period and is not an exact science. Unfortunately, unless your body is ready, the following suggestions will most likely not be very effective. While some are relatively harmless, others pose a greater risk. Here are the most common suggestions for inducing labor naturally. 

If you prefer to read instead of listen, check out my blog post on the subject here: https://growingourfamily.com/inducing-labor-naturally/ 

Product Review: 

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Show Notes:

OBGYN North: https://obgynnorth.com/natural-ways-to-encourage-labor/ 

ACOG Hot Tubs during pregnancy: https://americanpregnancy.org/pregnancy-health/hot-tubs-during-pregnancy/ 

NCBI “Oral evening primrose oil: its effect on length of pregnancy and selected intrapartum outcomes in low-risk nulliparous women”: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10380450 

American Pregnancy Association: “Drinking Herbal Tea During Your Pregnancy

NCBI “The effect of late pregnancy consumption of date fruit on labour and delivery”: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21280989 

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